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Today's News

  • Crash Closes Emerson Library

    EMERSON - The Emerson Public Library has remained closed since a car crashed into the side of the historic building July 21.

    “It was on a Sunday around noon. Thank God we were closed,” Emerson Public Library Director Karen Gage said.

    The vehicle reportedly struck the building when the driver accidently missed her brake pedal while attempting to stop. The driver was not injured and her vehicle was not damaged.

  • Not Guilty Verdict

    A Mills County jury has acquitted a 23-year-old Glenwood man of pimping and pandering charges. Colton Radford was found not guilty of the Class D felony charges at the conclusion of his trial last week.

    Radford was charged with the crimes in March following an investigation by law enforcement officers of an alleged sex-for-cash incident they believed took place at a private residence near Pacific Junction in September 2012.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 8/7/13

    Incidents
        July 30 - Viner’s Inc. of Emerson reported a criminal mischief.

    Accidents
        July 28 – A vehicle driven by Roscoe Moore of Plattsmouth was westbound on the Bellevue Bridge when a second vehicle, a tractor and hay rake driven by Robert Brandon of Pacific Junction, tapped the side of the bridge causing the vehicle to swerve and strike Moore’s travel trailer. No one was transported.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 8/7/13

    Incidents
        July 27 – John Peterson of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        July 27 – Mike Neppl of Glenwood reported an attempted burglary.
        July 31 – Louisa Homan of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.

    Accidents

  • mills County District Court 8/7/13

    Judge
    James Heckerman
        Adam Duane Wright, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to three days in county jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Patrick Neal Jack, Emerson – found to be in contempt of court, released from probation and ordered to serve 23 days in county jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • 'Bookworm' Retires From Library Board

    Lifelong reader Barbara Taenzler has been a fixture at the Glenwood Public Library for many years. In fact, she has read so many books that she keeps a green, wire basket at her house full of index cards that denote what books she has read.

    “I don’t have favorite books, I have favorite authors,” she said. “I find a favorite author and then I read everything by that author.”

    Some of those favorites include Maeve Binchy, Debbie Macomber, Michael Connelly and Robin Carr.

  • Glenwood Man Faces Arson Charge

    A 22-year-old Glenwood man is facing felony charges for allegedly setting three fires outside the Mills County Sheriff’s Office and Jail during the early morning hours of July 23.

    Adam Houchin is charged with first-degree arson, a Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison, and possession of an incendiary device, a Class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

  • Doodles Grill

    Home style food in a family-friendly environment.
    That’s the simple philosophy behind Glenwood’s newest restaurant.

    “We believe in the importance of a family sitting around the dinner table at night and having a hot meal together,” Joe Kuhnert said. “We want that home-cooked, family meal to be the experience they have here.”

  • Glenwood Police Reports 7/31/13

    Incidents
        July 23 - Linze Camarill of Silver City reported an assault.
        July 24 - Alex Hastie of Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 7/31/13

    Incidents
        July 19 – M&J Properties of Glenwood reported criminal mischief.
        July 21 – John Anderson of Glenwood reported a theft.
        July 22 – Monica Preisgndorf of Omaha reported a criminal mischief.
        July 25 - Dawn Paulsen of Malvern reported criminal mischief.

    Accidents